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Oct 5, 2013
Navratra festivities begin in Katra
Sep 24, 2006
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has asked Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct a detailed safety audit of the helicopter operations between Katra-Sanjichhat sector in Jammu and Kashmir, where a recent chopper crash killed six pilgrims and a woman pilot.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 17, 2015
"Very poor" solid waste management, including dumping of dung, en route to the Vaishno Devi shrine and in Jammu and Katra towns has led the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ask top officials of the shrine board and civic bodies to appear before it next month.
Jammu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 17, 2015
Over one lakh pilgrims have visited Katra and paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi during the ongoing festival of navratras.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
The famous Navratra festival of Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine, will begin from October 13 amid tight security.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
Flaying the decision of PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir to levy service tax on pilgrims availing of chopper service to Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, Congress today questioned whether it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's version of 'Jizya tax'.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today extended the service of Chennai Central-Jammu Tawi Andaman Express train up to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra station in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 17, 2015
Over 45 pilgrims returning from the Hindu shrine of Vaishno Devi were rescued after the bus they were travelling in fell into an irrigation canal near Punjab's Madhopur town, police said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
The newly introduced direct train to Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, was stuck in a tunnel for an hour this morning due to engine failure near the Katra Railway Station.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
Railways will introduce from tomorrow a daily train service from New Delhi to Katra, the base camp for pilgrims visiting the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a one-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir July 4, his first to the state after assuming office, official sources said.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
The sweeping winds of change are already visible in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Wednesday.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 25, 2014
Before launching his party's election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will pay obeisance at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine on Wednesday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 19, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the centre to file a status report on a plea seeking withdrawal of Rs.5 denomination coins with the image of deity Mata Vaishno Devi embossed on the reverse.
Jammu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 29, 2014
Forty-three kg of gold and 57,000 kg of silver offered by devotees at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir have been found to be fake, an RTI application has revealed.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
The revered Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine in Reasi district got the season's first snowfall as around 12,000 pilgrims were on their way to pay homage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 6, 2013
A photograph-based slip system has been introduced for pilgrims visiting the holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi, officials said in Jammu today.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday June 20, 2013
The Reserve Bank of India recently released a coin in the denomination of Rs 5 to mark the silver jubilee of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB). No sooner did the coin go in circulation than its secular credentials came under heavy scrutiny. Members of several communities have taken umbrage at the religious overtones of the legal tender, ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 6, 2013
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), which looks after the famous Vaishno Devi pilgrimage, launched an online registration facility on Monday for undertaking the pilgrimage.
Jammu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 24, 2012
The number of pilgrims visiting the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near here will be more than last year's one crore, a temple official said on Wednesday.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 11, 2012
Nearly 41 lakh devotees from across the country have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, marking an increase of over four lakh from the corresponding period last year.
Jammu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 9, 2012
At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bus accident this evening near Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 23, 2011
The shrine board of Vaishno Devi, one of the most revered Hindu temples situated in Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday approved a ropeway project connecting base camp Katra to the shrine nestled in the Himalayan foothills.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2010
Two sons of a police officer in Jammu were arrested on Monday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a daughter of a CBI officer, police said.The 18-year-old daughter of the CBI Inspector had gone to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine all alone following a tiff at home.The two accused brothers, 20-yr-old Malkeet Singh and 22-yr-old Sanjeet Singh, sons of police...